Peter Gill

General Paediatrician & Scientist

Hospital for Sick Children SickKids Research Institute

My role with GEMINI team:

I am a general paediatrician and scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children SickKids Research Institute, an Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, and a Senior Associate at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford. I am Co-Lead of the GEMINI-Pediatrics program.

My educational background:

I completed a BMSc and MD from the University of Alberta, and a DPhil in Primary Health Care and MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. I completed my paediatrics residency at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto.

My past experience and accomplishments:

I co-founded and am Vice-Chair of the Canadian Pediatric Inpatient Research Network (PIRN –, which is focused on generating research evidence to improve outcomes of hospitalized children in general pediatric settings. PIRN includes hospital sites affiliated with all 17 academic children’s hospitals across Canada and over 10 large community hospitals. In 2023, I received the Canadian Paediatric Society Young Investigator Award and the Paediatric Chairs of Canada Emerging Academic Leader Award. I am also a member of the BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine and Hospital Pediatrics Editorial Board.

I feel most inspired when:

When I work with inspirational, passionate, and dedicated people